Reseting admin password

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stephen - Oct 19, 2010 at 03:08 PM
 Jeremy Zhang - Oct 24, 2010 at 08:34 PM
Hello, i just baught a used macbook and my friend whome i baught it from moved to italy and i lost my phone witch had his number in it and i have no way of contacting him is there anyway i can reset the admin password without this "osx" disk? please help me out:)



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1. Log-in to an Administrator's account
2. Delete the file /Library/Keychains/FileVaultMaster.keychain
3. Go under System Preferences and specify a new Master Password
Remember on step 2 go to finder-Macintosh HD or your hard Drive-Find library-Keychains and delete FileVaultMaster.keychain .
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sadgurl Posts 697 Registration date Thursday May 14, 2009 Status Member Last seen November 24, 2010 219
Oct 20, 2010 at 08:14 PM
Hi,

Yes you can reset it ,for this follow the link below and its instructions:

https://ccm.net/faq/4397-macos-change-the-admin-password-no-installation-disk

Thanks
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